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ABOUT

Hamilton Glass - Artist

Hamilton Glass

Hamilton Glass’s career as an artist stems from his architecture and design background. Despite working in the architecture field for 7 years, his passion for public art pushed him to start a career as an artist. Public art has always been a big influence and inspiration of his, because of its power to influence and inspire the surrounding community. With every project he is given to create, a message is built in that connects the work to the community to in which it lives. Hamilton’s work usually distinguished by his use of architectural elements with bright vivid colors and sharp lines. The colors and unpredictable lines  are used to convey a certain energy and movement in each piece.

Education

2005 – Hampton University – Bachelors of Architecture

Community Involvement

ART 180: 2009 – 2014 Program leader for a 12 week program which encourages creativity to Richmond public  after school programs.

Hands On Greater Richmond: 2013-2014 Art facilitator for several cooperate volunteer projects for Richmond Boys and Girls Clubs as well as Richmond Public Schools.

Exhibitions/Events:

2010 – Spaghetti Project – Deckalicous Show  – Fredericksburg, VA
2010 – MAE-, Whitley Gallery Exhibit  – Richmond, VA
2010 – Art Space – Graffiti Show Case and Installation – Richmond, VA
2010 – Richmond Public Library- Graffiti Exhibit – Richmond, VA
2010 – Glide Skateboard – Splinters Skate Deck Show Case  – Richmond, VA
2010 – Nesbit – Solo Art Exhibit  – Richmond, VA
2012 – Hi-Chew Art Demo – Virginia Beach, VA
2013 – Love RVA Gallery– Solo Art Exhibit – Richmond, VA
2013 – RVA Street Art Festival – Richmond, VA
2013 – University of Richmond – Community Mural Exhibit – Richmond, VA
2014 – Adidas Army American Pro bowl Demo- San Antonio, TX
2014 – Capitol One Black History Show – Richmond, VA
2014 – ART SPACE – NFS Exhibit – Richmond, VA
2014 – VMFA – Posing Beauty Family Day – Richmond, VA
2014 – 1708 Gallery – Exquisite Corpse Exhibit – Richmond, VA
2015 – Glenn Allen Cultural Arts Center – Captions Exhibit – Glenn Allen, VA
2015 – Fergeson Gallery – Solo exhibit-  Farmville, VA

Publications

2009 – Brick Magazine – Recession 2009 Mural Interview – Oct/Nov Issue
2010 – Style magazine – Best Local Restaurant Mural –  May Issue
2011 – Skirt Magazine – Art 180 program Leader Interview – May Issue
2012 –  RVA Magazine –  Interview with Hamilton Glass – July Issue
2013 – Grid Magazine –  LOHK Mural Interview – Mar/Apr Issue
2014 – GRAFF L’ART DE RUE A COLORIER –  Coloring Book
2014 – Artist Blok Magazine – Interview with HAM? -April Issue
2016 – Richmond Times –  HAM? Black History Interview – Feb Issue

Public Art/ Murals

2012 – RVA Street Art Festival – Richmond, VA
2012 – Sample Restaurant – Richmond, VA
2012 – Binford Middle School – Richmond, VA
2012 – Broad Street arts district – Richmond, VA
2013 – Pedal Power – Richmond, VA
2013 – Nando’s Restaurant – Hanover, MD
2013 – RVA Street Art Festival – Richmond, VA
2013 – DC Mural Arts Program – Washington, DC
2013 – Light of Human Kindness Wall – Richmond, VA
2013 – Boys and Girls Club (North side, Harrison St)  – Richmond, VA
2013 – Hotchkiss Field – Richmond, VA
2013 – Fall Line festival (Marshall St) – Richmond, VA
2014 – Moton Museum – Farmville, VA
2014 – River Road Methodist Church – Richmond, VA
2014 – Fine Lines Mural Jam – Washington, DC
2014 – Grace St Grill Mural – Norfolk, VA
2014 – Boaz & Ruth – Richmond, VA
2014 – PLAZA ART – Richmond, VA
2014 – John Marshall High school – Richmond, VA
2014 – George Width High school – Richmond, VA
2014 – Stumble Upon Headquarters – San Francisco, CA
2014 – Refuge For Men – Richmond, VA
2014 – Virginia Union University
2014 – Petersburg Boys and Girls Club – Petersburg, VA
2014 – Murphy’s Auto Body – Washington, DC
2015 – Bon Secours (Strikers Park) Glenn Allen, VA
2015 – Neighborhood Resource Center (Strikers Park) Varina, VA
2015 – Oliver Hill Detention Center (Strikers Park) Richmond, VA
2015 – Moton Museum – Farmville, VA
2015 – Virginia Home for Boys and Girls – Richmond, VA
2015 – Albert hill Middle School – Richmond, VA
2015 – Opower Office – Arlington, VA
2015 – Giant Foods – Washington, DC
2016 – Palette 22 (Restaurant) – Arlington, VA

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